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PR Manager

VMA Group
North West England
£50,000 - £55,000 plus car allowance
Closing date
15 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Press / Media Relations, Corporate Communications, B2B
Manager / Mid-Management
Business Type
Bonus, Company Car
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Job Details

Retail business requires an experienced Public Relations professional with track record across both consumer and B2B media relations. 

Leading the PR strategy will be responsible for proactive campaigns – going out into the business to find the stories and package up as well as reactive reputation management.   Developing content for both the consumer and B2B sies of the business and working with agency support to gain coverage. 

The successful candidate will specifically be responsible for:

  • Developing content schedule and devisiong stories for press and social media channels
  • Reactively managing any reputational issues and briefing leadership team
  • Working with internal comms colleagues to ensure joined up approach and repurposing relevant content
  • Develop and maintain journalist relationships
  • Develop partnership PR opportunities
  • Work with leadership team to define business priorities

Candidates must have previous media relations in a consumer / retail setting, be able to build strong stakeholder relationships and seen as a trusted advisor to leadership team. 


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing.

Our specialist practices cover: 

• Internal and Change Communications 
• External Communications 
• Investor Relations 
• Public Affairs
• Marketing 
• Digital
• Agency Services 

Over the last 40 years, we have focused on building strong and lasting relationships in the communications and marketing sectors, working with candidates who have become clients, and clients who have become candidates. We consider ourselves to be a true career-partner. 

None of this would be possible without the exceptional people within VMAGROUP who are fully committed to what they do. 

Our team, which includes communications and marketing specialists working alongside recruitment professionals, maintain long-term, commercially successful relationships with our international network of clients – from innovative, independent start-ups to large, complex multinational corporations, as well as public and not-for-profit organisations. Working on their behalf, we source the brightest and best communications and marketing talent. 

With offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Paris, we have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications industry supporting planning and decision-making. 
For more information, visit: 

Twitter: @VMAGroup

Find Us
020 7436 4243
23 Bedford Square
United Kingdom
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